avocor technologies
 

Open Vacancy

Associate Product Manager

Wilsonville, Oregon

ABOUT US:

Avocor designs develop and manufacture market-leading interactive technology solutions for both corporate and education environments. We specialize in providing next-generation interactive touch screens that provide an unrivaled experience for customers. Avocor solutions are built for today’s modern workplace to unify in-room and remote collaboration experiences and provide a single visual platform. From executive rooms to huddle rooms to large team meeting rooms, the Avocor integrated media platform transforms business-as-usual into inspired teamwork with all the latest tools for collaboration.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Avocor is seeking an entry to mid-level Associate Product Manager to support the product management team, existing product lines as well as championing the next generation of interactive solutions.  The Associate Product Manager is responsible for researching, understanding, and communicating the needs of the end-users, as well as make recommendations for product enhancement and improvement.  The primary accountability will be to develop the product roadmap, set requirements and manage the implementation into the End to End Line Planning processes. Background or familiarity in the A/V space, a high degree of technical aptitude, along with prior experience in product management will make you the ideal candidate.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Work under the direction of the VP of Product Development and determine product vision, positioning, and direction, ensuring alignment to company strategy and vision
  • Responsible for analyzing and monitoring business opportunities, market trends, sales performance, competitive landscape, and other research information in order to make informed and justified recommendations, such as new opportunities, service improvements, and cost reductions
  • Define and manage project success criteria
  • Effective and timely in communicating product status, key issues and launch plans to all relevant parties on an ongoing basis
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans
  • Identify necessary reports, metrics, and analysis to measure the effectiveness and validate the success of completed projects
  • Manage select products on an ongoing basis, including product line extensions and enhancements, forecasting, end-of-life planning, and related activities
  • Ownership of Product Management department processes, documents, and reporting
  • Interact and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to define product definition documents, product enhancement, go-to-market strategy and drive the product life cycle
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Sales teams around product launch activities, including product positioning, messaging, pricing, promotion, sales strategy, customer training, and support
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Four-year BS/BA degree (engineering, business, marketing or another relevant degree
  • 2-4 years of hands-on experience in all facets of product lifecycle required
  • 1-3 years of experience in A/V, IT or Unified Communication industries preferred
  • Program or project management experience preferred
  • Adept at conducting product, price and competitive market research
  • An ability to think strategically yet implement at the tactical level
  • Strong analytical problem solving, product management, organizational and multi-tasking skills are essential
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly-organized and timely in the completion of work objective
  • Demonstrated ability to create internal processes
  • Demonstrated superior written and oral communications skills, with the ability to influence others internally and externally 

OTHER SKILLS AND DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES:

  • Willingness and ability to work within a fast-paced environment, and to be self-sufficient while acknowledging the benefit of the larger team
  • High-energy individual, willing to learn, and take on new tasks as assigned
  • Positive, team-oriented
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism and positively address areas of need
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed

MISC:

  • Location: Wilsonville, OR
  • Competitive salary + full benefits package, including medical/vision/dental, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, FSA, 401(k), PTO and Paid Holidays.

Avocor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Published: August 20, 2019

Avocor Recruitment Team

At Avocor, we are dedicated to creating collaboration display technology that changes the way you work and learn.